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I welcome you to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the American University in Dubai (AUD). This website is intended to provide information about our department to both current and prospective students, as well as professionals and partners. The information pertains to our academic program, profiles of faculty members, activities currently underway in the department, and our lab and research facilities. We hope that whether you are a student, or a professional in industry or academia, you will find this website to be informative and useful.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department offers two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Computer Engineering and the other in Electrical Engineering. Both programs of study are accredited by the Commission on Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE, the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, and the Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in the USA.

The electrical and computer engineering programs at AUD prepare students to work in a wide range of fields, including computer software and hardware, communication systems and networks, robotics and automation, power systems, energy, and consulting. Our curriculum comprises a combination of general education subjects, math and science fundamentals, and electrical and computer engineering core courses. A sequence of well-designed electives exposes our senior students to a wide variety of areas such as wireless communications, renewable energy, artificial intelligence, data network security, software engineering, mobile applications, and computer architecture.

 Students in our program enjoy small size classes with 10-15 students in most sections. Courses are taught by experienced professors with strong records of accomplishment. State of the art labs and excellent facilities are in place to ensure an effective teaching and learning experience. Students have the opportunity to be members of prestigious professional societies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Through their participation and achievements in the activities of these societies, our students continually keep our department in the regional and international spotlight.

Please continue browsing our website to learn more about the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at AUD. Should you have any suggestions, queries or need further information, do not hesitate to call me directly at + 971 4 3183408 or send me an email to


Dr. Wael Bazzi
Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering